Preparing for Safer Dance Practice e-learning programme

£63.00 GBP

This four-unit online programme, developed by Safe in Dance International (SiDI) and People Dancing, enables access to learning without the need to attend a course in person. It provides any dance practitioner – teacher, leader, director or dancer – with the knowledge needed to integrate and manage safe and healthy practice principles into all dance learning or working environments.  Applicable to all dance styles, from classical ballet and ballroom to hip-hop and Zumba, it can also be used in relation to any context, whether working with children or adults, beginners or professionals.

This course contains all the content needed to undertake the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate, plus an introduction to other relevant SiDI Core Principles, such as warm up and cool down and working with dancers’ individual anomalies.  It also awards 4 hours of Continuing Professional Development, endorsed by SiDI and the Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET).





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    The course will help you to:

    • Minimise injury and maximise your own or your participants’ dance experience
    • Prepare for and engage in dance activities in a safe, secure and hazard-free environment
    • Manage working in less than optimum conditions whilst upholding principles of safe and effective practice
    • Promote all dancers’ safety and well-being
    • Become familiar with country specific laws and regulations regarding health and safety
    • Use risk assessment techniques.

    For more information click HERE (takes to the new SiDI page on the Course)


Preparing for Safer Dance Practice e-learning programme and Review for the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC)

£98.00 GBP

This four-unit online course, developed by People Dancing and Safe in Dance International (SiDI) provides any dance practitioner – teacher, leader, director or dancer – with the knowledge needed to integrate and manage safe and healthy practice principles into all learning or working environments. Applicable to all dance styles, from classical ballet and ballroom to hip-hop and Zumba it can also be used in relation to any context, whether working with children or adults, beginners or professionals.

This purchase package also includes a professional review and endorsement of your knowledge and understanding in order to attain the Preparation for Healthy Dance Certificate (PHDC). The certification itself awards 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development, adding up to a total of 10 hours CPD including the course.





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    The PHDC also represents Section One of the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate (HDPC) and the Healthy Dancer Certificate (HDC).  If the PHDC is taken separately, it can be seen as a precursor to the other Certificates – it will not be necessary to repeat Section One if a Candidate subsequently would like to apply for the HDPC or the HDC.